Painted dog Valley is now open at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden. The exhibit allows visitors to immerse themselves in the African Savannah. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked zoo spokesman Bob Lessnau to describe what visitors will see at the new feature. (get more information at www.cincinnatizoo.org )
Two groups in our area are recalling a little-remembered civil rights event that happened in Lexington on the 4th of July in 1867. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked with Tom Law. He's the project director for the Archeology and Heritage Series which Cincinnati-based Voyageur Media Group produces with the Kentucky Archeology Survey.
Kentucky is joining a collaborative effort to assess college student learning. The Council on Postsecondary Education will work with three campuses to coordinate the study. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Council Vice President Aaron Thompson why they’re conducting the assessment. (get more information at www.cpe.ky.gov )
The cover story in the current issue of Cincinnati Magazine delves into the world of local barbecue restaurants and culture. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked about the article with Editor-in-Chief Jay Stowe.
According to data collected in the Greater Cincinnati Community Health Status Survey, only about thirty percent of residents gave Cincinnati an excellent, or good rating when it comes to healthy living. Interact for Health conducted the survey. WNKU’s Matts Kelley Vice president Kate Keller if she was surprised by the results. (get more information at www.interactforhealth.org )
The Charter Review Task Force that Cincinnati City Council established will hold the first in a series of public forums on August 18 from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. at City Hall. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg asked Co-Chair Mike Morgan to explain how the task force will operate and what it's trying to accomplish.